any immature animal
Young, Loretta Young(noun)
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British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)
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English poet (1683-1765)
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young people collectively
"rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"
(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
(of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
"new potatoes"; "young corn"
youthful, vernal, young(adj)
suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
"he is young for his age"
being in its early stage
"a young industry"; "the day is still young"
unseasoned, untested, untried, young(adj)
not tried or tested by experience
"unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"
People who are young; young beings.
The younger generation.
The lion caught a gnu to feed its young.
To become or seem to become younger
To cause to appear younger
To exhibit younging
In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.
As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.
My grandmother is a very active woman and is quite young for her age.
Of or belonging to the early part of life.
Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
for the younger of two people having the same given name.
not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn
being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree
having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak
the offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively
Origin: [OE. yung, yong, ong, ung, AS. geong; akin to OFries. iung, iong, D. joing, OS., OHG., & G. jung, Icel. ungr, Sw. & Dan. ung, Goth. juggs, Lith. jaunas, Russ. iunuii, L. juvencus, juvenis, Skr. juvaa, juvan. 281. Cf. Junior, Juniper, Juvenile, Younker, Youth.]
Young is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and is the centre of Young Shire. At the 2011 census, Young had a population of 6,960. Young is marketed as the Cherry Capital Of Australia and every year hosts the National Cherry Festival. Young is situated on the Olympic Highway and is approximately 2 hours drive from the Canberra area. Young is situated in a valley, with surrounding hills. The town is named after Sir John Young, the Governor of NSW during 1861-7.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
yung, adj. not long born: in early life: in the first part of growth: vigorous: relating to youth: junior, the younger of two persons having the same name: inexperienced: newly arrived—in Australia.—n. the offspring of animals.—adjs. Young′-eyed (Shak.), with the bright eyes of youth; Young′ish, somewhat young.—n. Young′ling, a young person or animal.—adj. youthful, young.—adv. Young′ly.—ns. Young′ness; Young′ster, a young person: a lad; Youngth (Spens.), youth.—adj. Youngth′ly (Spens.), youthful.—Young blood, fresh accession of strength; Young England, the name applied, during the Corn-Law struggle (1842-45), to a little band of young Tory politicians, who hated Free Trade and Radicalism, and professed a sentimental attachment to earlier forms of social life in England; Young England, America, &c., the rising generation in England, America, &c.; Young Ireland, a group of Irish politicians who broke away from O'Connell about 1844, because of his rooted aversion to physical force; Young Italy, an association of Italian republican agitators, active about 1834, under the lead of Mazzini; Young person, Mr Podsnap's phrase for youth generally, considered as too inexperienced to hear about some matters within the range of adult human experience—from Dickens's Our Mutual Friend; Young Pretender, Prince Charlie, as distinguished from his father the Pretender or Old Pretender.—With young, pregnant. [A.S. geong; Ger. jung; also conn. with L. juvenis, Sans. yuvan, young.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A word often used for uninitiated.--Young gentlemen, a general designation for midshipmen, whatever their age.
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Rank popularity for the word 'young' in Written Corpus Frequency: #492
Rank popularity for the word 'young' in Adjectives Frequency: #14
The numerical value of young in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of young in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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